U.S. stock futures rose on Wednesday as the countdown began for investors to a decision from the Federal Reserve, which is widely expected to increase rates by a quarter of a percentage point and offer details on path forward for monetary policy.
Dow Jones Industrial Average futures rose 39 points, or 0.1%, to 25,343, while S&P 500 futures added 4.55 points, or 0.2%, to 2,792.50. Nasdaq-100 futures rose 18.50 points, or 0.3%, to 7,244.25.
On Tuesday, the Dow logged its first loss in five sessions, closing fractionally lower at 25,320.73. The S&P 500 advanced 0.2%, while the Nasdaq added 0.6%.
The Russell 2000 index of small-cap stocks closed at an all-time high at 1,681.95, up 0.4%.